Adams, Steven

Steven Adams

Senior Distinguished Fellow

(651) 962-4986
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-4986

1000 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Office Location: MSL 421

J.D., Stanford Law School
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Steven M. Adams was a founding Partner and General Counsel of Wayzata Investment Partners ("Wayzata"), an investment manager located in Wayzata, Minnesota with approximately $8 billion under management.  He was an Investment Principal with the predecessor business to Wayzata, which was part of Cargill Financial Services Corporation.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Attorney in the Law Department of Cargill, Inc. and worked as an Associate at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis.  He was Chairman of the Board at Arrow Sheds LLC in Wayne, New Jersey and at Special Devices, Inc. in Mesa, Arizona until 2012 when that company was successfully sold.  He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lutheran Social Services Foundation of Minnesota and Chairman of the Foundation Investment Committee.  Steve and his two partners were the owners of Tsar Tops Dancer, winner of the 2010 Minnesota Derby at Canterbury Park.

Courses Taught

Number Title Credits
798 Topics 0
887 Mergers & Acquisitions 2
950 Supervised Resrch & Writing .5